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Take a look at the snow in Birmingham

Posted on December 8, 2017

Due to inclement weather, Navigate Affordable Housing Partners’ Birmingham location will be closed today, Friday, December 8, 2017. The snow has really picked up as the morning progresses. The Weather Service upgraded the Birmingham area to a “Winter Storm Advisory” overnight. Some of our PBCA clients in Mississippi may be experiencing the same band of…

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Posted in Uncategorized

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Homelessness down in most areas but up overall

Posted on December 6, 2017

The 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress shows that there were 553,742 people experiencing homelessness on a single night in 2017. That’s a .7 percent increase since 2016.  Homelessness for families with children also went down by 5.4 percent. Still, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) says there are now more people…

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Posted in Housing

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HUD Deputy headed to Puerto Rico

Posted on December 4, 2017

This morning, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced Deputy Secretary Pamela Patenuade will head to Puerto Rico. While there, she will look at how Puerto Rico is recovering after Hurricane Maria. The HUD Disaster Recovery and Long-Term Housing Team will join her. “The HUD recovery team on the ground in…

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Posted in Disaster Recovery, Public Housing

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Managing High Blood Pressure During the Holidays

Posted on November 21, 2017

Managing blood pressure can be difficult, especially during the holidays and winter months. A change in routine, family visits, traveling, illness, holiday menus and financial concerns can all conspire to derail your best efforts at keeping chronic conditions, like high blood pressure, under control. If you are one of the millions of American adults…

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Posted in Holiday

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Facing sexual harassment by residents

Posted on November 20, 2017

Last week at a conference, I overheard an interesting conversation about sexual harassment. A group of maintenance workers and property staff were talking about all the ways residents have “come on” to them, sometimes attempting to gain favor. These stories were about women- and men- of all ages, races, shapes and sizes. In each…

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Posted in Compliance, Public Housing